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recidivism

 [re-sid´ĭ-vizm]
a tendency to relapse into a previous condition, disease, or pattern of behavior, particularly a return to criminal behavior.

re·cid·i·vism

(rē-sid'i-vizm),
The tendency of a person toward recidivation.
[L. recidivus, recurring]

re·cid·i·vism

, recidivity (rĕ-sidi-vizm, -si-divi-tē)
A tendency toward recidivation.
[L. recidivus, recurring]
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While the needs principle holds that interventions that target criminogenic needs (dynamic risk factors) are more likely to decrease recidivism because changes can be made in these factors, the responsivity principle proposes that programming should be tailored to offenders' learning styles, abilities, and strengths.
Additionally, DUI Courts reduced both DUI recidivism and general criminal recidivism by an average of more than 12 percent.
The two most important clinical variables linked to increased risk for recidivism are substance abuse and antisocial personality disorder.
And that has cut the recidivism rate, for those 7,500, in half - from 20 to under 10 percent.  And I just think that makes sense for us to do to help them out," during the prison reform meeting with the president in January. 
Thus far, the nation's collective recidivism rate, as measured by BJS, has shown no signs of dropping.
In fact, by working with locals in the Safer Peterborough Partnership, One Service reduced the recidivism rate of these short-sentence offenders by 9 percent more than a national control group.
The current nationwide recidivism rate is nearly 43.3% while Wyoming's recidivism rate is 26%; both rates include probation and parole violations (Wyoming Department of Corrections, 2012).
capital, and labeling processes, (6) and in turn, recidivism. (7)
Keywords Recidivism * Institutions * Prison * Parole
(2) Despite the fact that family factors are recognized as a recurring element in many theories, it is still unclear whether the parenting process during the adolescent stage is a predictor of recidivism.
Evangelidis, will be used for substance abuse treatment, mental health counseling, vocational training, anger management, and other services shown to reduce recidivism.
Earlier, Mayor Herbert Bautista has approved ordinance number SP-2300 S-2014 which ensures that the QCJ inmates are provided access to adequate education through DepEd's ALS program to prevent recidivism among detainees.